North West Forecast

View the current warnings for Queensland

Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Wednesday 23 September 2020.

Weather Situation

A high northeast of New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over northern Queensland. A trough over the central interior will move offshore of Queensland's east coast over the next couple days with a new ridge forming in its wake. A weakening cold front will move across the southern and southeastern parts of the state during Friday and Saturday with an increase in westerly winds over southern parts.

Forecast for the rest of Wednesday

Mostly clear. Winds south to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Thursday 24 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming south to southeasterly and light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 34.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:50am to 4:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Mostly sunny. Mount Isa 17 32

Friday 25 September

Sunny. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Saturday 26 September

Sunny. Winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Sunday 27 September

Sunny. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Thursday.

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